The second public beta of iOS 17, Apple’s upcoming significant update to its mobile operating system, was released on Friday. Before its official release later this year, anyone who is interested in testing out the new features and adjustments can access the beta.
Users can sign up for the iOS 17 beta programme through the Apple Beta Software Programme website and download the public beta. They can download the beta profile to their iPhone or iPad after signing up. Users can download and install the beta by going to Settings > General > Software Update after installing the profile.
A number of new features and adjustments are included in the second public beta of iOS 17, including:
- A new lock screen with widgets
- A redesigned Messages app
- New features for Maps
- Improved battery life
- Bug fixes and performance improvements
Additionally, iOS 17’s second developer beta was made available by Apple. Registered developers can access the developer beta by downloading it from the Apple Developer website.
As a preview of the final version, iOS 17’s public beta may have bugs and other problems. Users should only download the beta if they are prepared to cope with any issues that may arise.
The procedures for installing iOS beta 2 are as follows:
- Go to the Apple Beta Software Programme website at https://beta.apple.com/ and sign up for the iOS 17 beta programme.
- Download the beta profile to your iPhone.
- Go to Settings > General > Software Update.
- Tap “Download and Install”
You can start enjoying the new features and modifications as soon as the beta is installed. Through the Feedback Assistant app, you can notify Apple of any issues you run into.
iOS 17’s public beta is currently accessible. Later this year, iOS 17’s final version is anticipated to be published.